Pushing through long odds has to get old. It’s a great story for everyone else, but for the person actually doing it, the struggle to succeed in a driving headwind is not a feel-good narrative. It’s decidedly feel-bad, actually. But if you can get up on top of that headwind for even a second, well, that’s got to be pretty doggone sweet.
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Watch Daniel Cormier looking sharp in training. He looks ready for Jon Jones.
While Jon Jones is nursing his injury, Daniel Cormier is working hard and getting sharp in the training room. Watch an instagram video of how Luke Rockhold and Phil Davis are preparing DC for his postponed title shot below: Ran @dc_mma through the gauntlet today and he passed with flying colors. Jonny Bones better step his game up! Related:Jon Jones injured, out of Cormier fight; Johnson vs. Cariaso new UFC 178 main ev read news >>
As seems so often the case, Jones was in the defense of a takedown when he injured his knee and ankle.
Jon Jones' injury is the "fight news" of the moment. His planned bout with Daniel Cormier was looking to be the biggest fight the UFC could put on all year, after the two men traded words, then punches, and then more words over the past couple weeks. Even two months out from fight night, the air was buzzing with anticipation; the kind of hype the UFC has, at times, felt incapable of creating la read news >>
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Ronda Rousey has come to her teammate’s defense – while also offering a subtle jab at the critics – following Marina Shafir’s knockout loss on Sunday.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
NEW YORK -- Former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler attended a recent Bellator media day event where he spoke about injuries heading into his Bellator 120 bout with Will Brooks, learning to cope with injuries from Dominick Cruz, improving his fight IQ, becoming a student of the game, his opinions on Scott Coker taking over the organization and why he recognizes his game needs more defense. read news >>
Marlon Moraes’ first title defense has been set for September.
Moraes, World Series of Fighting’s first bantamweight champion, will put his championship on the line against undefeated Josh Hill on Sept. 13 at WSOF 13. The card will air live on NBC. WSOF officials confirmed a report from Yahoo Sports.
Moraes (13-4-1) became the 135-pound champion with a unanimous decision victory over Josh Rettinghouse in March. Prior to that bout, the Brazilian went 4-0 under the WSOF banner with wins over Migue read news >>